Album Cournault, plate 53


This plate, taken from the album containing drawings and notes made by Charles Cournault, shows a large number of Gallo-Roman fibulae from different locations. The plate illustrates the scientific approach taken by this correspondent of the Commission de Topographie des Gaules (CTG): he has provided watercolour drawings which are numbered and signed, and assembled together on one page in order to be able to compare objects, their shape, decoration and origin.

MAN, inv. bib4231 ©MAN/Valorie Gô

MAN, inv. bib4231 ©MAN/Valorie Gô

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